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Study recommends widening Newell Road Bridge
The Newell Road Bridge is old, narrow and, according to the state Department of Transportation, "functionally obsolete." Read... Last comment 7 hours ago | 26 comments

Stanford fires back at county over new housing requirements
Stanford University pushed back this week against Santa Clara County's proposed housing requirements as part of Stanford's... Last comment 13 hours ago | 19 comments

Palo Alto veers away from lawsuit against Federal Aviation Administration
Despite rising community frustrations about airplane noise, the Palo Alto City Council decided Monday night not to launch... Last comment on Jun 15, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 46 comments

Proposal for RV-parking zones gains momentum in Palo Alto
After failing five years ago, Palo Alto is once again exploring the idea of establishing overnight parking zones for recreational... Last comment 13 hours ago | 55 comments

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"Exhibit on U.S. presidents"
Life-sized cutouts of Abraham Lincoln, Bill Clinton and other U.S. presidents are scattered in an exhibit on display at Walter Hays Elementary School on Feb. 20, 2018. Photo by Connie Jo Cotton. Submitted by Jamey Padojino on Feb 21, 2018


Palo Alto renews push toward business tax
As one of few cities in the area without a business tax, Palo Alto is preparing to shed that label in November 2020. Tuesday, 11:27 PM

In new budget, city directs more funding toward pensions, traffic relief
Signaling its renewed push to tackle local traffic problems, the City Council approved on Monday a budget that establishes an Office of Transportation and adds funding for a nonprofit charged with shifting drivers to other modes. Monday, 11:30 PM | 11 comments

Santa Clara County and Stanford remain split over 'workforce' housing
With a key decision looming, Santa Clara County is pushing back against Stanford University's claim that building enough housing to accommodate new workers will transform the campus into an "urban apartment complex." Tuesday, 3:20 PM | 5 comments

East Palo Alto man charged for molesting two children — including a relative
An East Palo Alto man who allegedly molested two children, one of whom was identified as a relative, from 2010 to 2018 has pleaded not guilty to nine felony charges, police and San Mateo County prosecutors said Tuesday. Tuesday, 2:41 PM

One dead following multiple U.S. Highway 101 collisions
A wrong-way driver has died and another person suffered serious injuries following multiple collisions on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto early Sunday morning. Tuesday, 10:48 AM | 18 comments

Sleeping couple awakened by burglar exiting front door with their car keys
Palo Alto police have arrested a San Jose man suspected of burglarizing a home on Oregon Avenue early Saturday morning while the homeowners were still in bed. Tuesday, 1:38 PM | 4 comments

Cook to Stanford grads: 'It's our humanity that got us into this mess and ... our humanity that's going to have to get us out'
Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke frankly about technology's local and global impact -- the good, the bad and the ugly -- during his remarks Sunday at Stanford University's 128th commencement. Sunday, 1:57 PM | 8 comments

Episode 187: The plastic ban; Hacker sentenced

After confusion over Adult School compensation, teachers poised to get 16% raise

Palo Alto marks Pride Month with events celebrating LGBTQ community

Menlo Park woman using oxygen dies in accidental fire

Attempted robberies leave pedestrians injured on East Palo Alto overpass

New Stanford study stresses benefits of paternity leave

Man accused of 1974 cold-case killing near Stanford campus pleads not guilty

Study: Build a new Newell Road Bridge that's twice as wide

Hacker to pay Palo Alto Online $27K in restitution

PUBLIC AGENDA: Votes on city budget, 'PAUSD Promise' Plan

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